Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio at the National Association of Attorneys General Spring Consumer Protection Conference

Acting Director Dave Uejio remarks at the National Association of Attorneys General Spring Consumer Protection Conference.

Acting Director Dave Uejio remarks at the National Association of Attorneys General Spring Consumer Protection Conference.

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Prepared Remarks of Acting Director Dave Uejio for the Interim Final Rule on CDC Eviction Moratorium Rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Acting Director Dave Uejio remarks on the Interim Final Rule on CDC Eviction Moratorium Rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Acting Director Dave Uejio remarks on the Interim Final Rule on CDC Eviction Moratorium Rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/prepared-remarks-of-acting-director-dave-uejio-for-the-interim-final-rule-on-cdc-eviction-moratorium-rights-under-fair-debt-collection-practices-act/

CFPB Submits 2020 Report to Congress on the Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released today the 2020 annual report to Congress on the administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The report highlights efforts by the CFPB and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) …

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released today the 2020 annual report to Congress on the administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The report highlights efforts by the CFPB and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to protect consumers, particularly those who have suffered profound financial impacts due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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CFPB Takes Action Against Operators of An Unlawful Student Loan Debt-Relief Scheme

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today sued a student loan debt relief company, its owner, and manager for allegedly charging thousands of consumers more than $3.5 million in illegal upfront fees.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today sued a student loan debt relief company, its owner, and manager for allegedly charging thousands of consumers more than $3.5 million in illegal upfront fees.

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Final Rule on Consumer Disclosures Related to Debt Collection

On December 18, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a final rule to implement Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) requirements regarding certain disclosures for consumers.

On December 18, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a final rule to implement Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) requirements regarding certain disclosures for consumers.

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues Debt Collector BounceBack, Inc.

On December 9, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit against BounceBack, Inc. for allegedly engaging in deceptive and otherwise unlawful debt collection acts or practices.

On December 9, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit against BounceBack, Inc. for allegedly engaging in deceptive and otherwise unlawful debt collection acts or practices.

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces Settlement with Debt Collector for Credit Reporting Violation

On November 12, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced a settlement with Afni, Inc. to address its violations in providing information to consumer reporting agencies (CRAs).

On November 12, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced a settlement with Afni, Inc. to address its violations in providing information to consumer reporting agencies (CRAs).

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/consumer-financial-protection-bureau-announces-settlement-debt-collector-credit-reporting-violation/

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles Lawsuit with Debt Collectors and Debt Buyers Encore Capital Group, Midland Funding, Midland Credit Management, and Asset Acceptance Capital Corp.

On October 15, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a proposed stipulated final judgment and order to settle its lawsuit against Encore Capital Group, Inc., and its subsidiaries.

On October 15, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a proposed stipulated final judgment and order to settle its lawsuit against Encore Capital Group, Inc., and its subsidiaries.

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CFPB, FTC, State, and Federal Law Enforcement Partners Announce Nationwide Crackdown on Phantom and Abusive Debt Collection

‘Operation Corrupt Collector’ targets debt collectors trying to collect on non-existent debts, using illegal scare tactics

‘Operation Corrupt Collector’ targets debt collectors trying to collect on non-existent debts, using illegal scare tactics

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Sues Debt Collectors and Debt Buyers Encore Capital Group, Midland Funding, Midland Credit Management, and Asset Acceptance Capital Corp.

Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) filed a lawsuit against Encore Capital Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries, Midland Funding, LLC; Midland Credit Management, Inc.; and Asset Acceptance Capital Corp.

Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) filed a lawsuit against Encore Capital Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries, Midland Funding, LLC; Midland Credit Management, Inc.; and Asset Acceptance Capital Corp.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-sues-debt-collectors-and-debt-buyers-encore-capital-group-et-al/